VIDEO: ‘Treadmills for shrimp’ targeted in budget cutsPosted on
Amid all the talk in Washington, D.C., about what should be cut from the federal budget, the Beltway’s largest lobbyist, AARP, recently released a television ad saying the deficit could be reduced by getting rid of “treadmills for shrimp.”
Although the research grant costs $560,000 for these athletic shrimp — a drop in the federal budget bucket — the video posted on YouTube provides quite a laugh.
Click here to watch a shrimp try to keep pace on a moving underwater treadmill.
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